This page has been created for parents and carers with the aim of providing easily sourced information.
It may include facts about the education system, understanding what goes on at school, helpful websites, health concerns, book recommendations, handy hints on how to help your child.

Make sure you check the links on Books and Reading, More Libraries and Museums for other information on this Library Wiki site.


Department of Education Information

//www.schools.nsw.edu.au/news/ezine/yr2009/issue03/index.php Ezine magazine for parents http://www.schools.nsw.edu.au/gotoschool/primary/transition/index.php Transition to School


Cyber Bullying

http://www.cybersmart.gov.au/Parents.aspx

Clicks for information about cyberbullying


http://www.thinkuknow.org.au/site/index.asp
This site contains practical information and advice about keeping kids save online.

Handy Hints Having trouble getting children settled and ready for bed. Reading a story is a great way to calm children and spend quality time with them. This website gives you some tips that may help as well as recommending some great stories.

http://www.hachettechildrens.com.au/booksbeforebedtime/


Sydney For Kids

http://www.sydney-australia.biz/kids/ http://gb.sydney.com/Sydney_for_Kids_p685.aspx A list of places suitable for kids to visit in Sydney. http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/About/Program_Kids_At_The_House.aspx Programs offered at Sydney Opera House for kids http://www.sydneyolympicpark.com.au/Visiting/kids_in_the_park School Holiday activities at Olympic Park.


Health Issues

http://allergy.org.au/

This site gives information about allegies including an action plan for anaphylaxis.


http://www.asthmafoundation.org.au/symptoms.aspx?gclid=CIi2grnn9qoCFSlLpgodf3ttLg
The Asthma Foundation gives lots of information about this disease.

http://www.diabetesnsw.com.au/PDFs/DAW2008/Diab_in_the_Family_Kidsandteens.pdf

This site gives information on diabetes and what to do with children and teens.